Topic : Water Security

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    The impact of a hotter Middle East

    If you think the summers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are hot - think again. Summers… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to use nature to solve water shortages

    Each year, cities around the world spend $90 billion to build infrastructure that’s… more

  • Thirst4Water Mina Guli Young Global Leaders Article

    How China is tackling its water crisis

    Imagine identifying an issue so big you think you’ll never make a dent in it. Then think about how you’d… more

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    How groundwater reacts to climate change

    Global warming stops at nothing – not even the groundwater, as a new study by researchers from ETH Zurich… more


    We must act now before the water crisis hits

    Having been in the field, most recently in India, I have seen that access to safe water is just a few dollars… more

  • Palestinians fill containers with water from public taps in Beit Lahiya Global Agenda Councils Article

    Tackling the myths about the water crisis

    Perceptions and misconceptions are certainly invoked by ‘the water crisis’. Sub-Saharan Africa, for… more

  • Residents of a slum collect drinking water from a tanker in Kolkata Forum Article

    Why it pays to solve India’s water crisis

    India’s growing economy means rising demand for water in an already water-stressed country… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to tackle water and food shortages

    As world population continues to grow, so does the need for water and food. It would be easy if the fix… more

  • Muslim boys queue up to collect drinking water for their Iftar meal on the first day of Ramadan in India, in Ahmedabad Forum Article

    5 ways to solve India’s water crisis

    Since my arrival in India, I have had access to three different sources of water; tap, which most of… more

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    What one river tells us about conservation

    The southern fringes of the Sahara desert host rugged lands where mankind has thrived for more than a… more

  • The Cuadrilla drilling site is seen in Balcombe, southern England Forum Article

    How to solve fracking’s salty water problem

    The boom in oil and gas produced through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is seen as a boon for meeting… more

  • A boy pours water on himself for respite from the heat beside a roadside tap in Dhaka Forum Article

    How to solve the world’s water crisis

    In the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron wrote in Don Juan that “Till taught by… more

  • Water drips from a standing pipe on Boucher Road in Belfast Technology Pioneers Article

    How data can help to save water

    “Water utility companies are conservative animals,” says Amir Peleg, Founder and CEO of TaKaDu. “The… more

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    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with… more

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    Water Aid and the charitable spirit of Islam

    The recently launched UAE Water Aid campaign is aiming to assist 5 million people in desperate need of… more

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    How Antarctica shows we’re at the point of no return

    Recent satellite observations have confirmed the accuracy of two independent computer simulations that… more

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    How can we save water and avoid a crisis?

    Water is at the heart of international discussions on human and economic development. For the third year… more

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    Why our blue planet is running out of water

    Saturday, 22 March is World Water Day. It is an annual event to raise awareness of the global issues that… more